Apr 17

Haiti condemns threats against rights activists

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s government says it won’t condone threats directed at rights activists and journalists in the Caribbean nation.

Apr 16

Report finds faults in US housing effort in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An effort by Washington to build housing for Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake has fallen short and exceeded costs, a U.S. government report said Tuesday.

Apr 13

Director Raoul Peck shoots new quake film in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s most respected filmmaker began production on a new film in Haiti this week, making perhaps the first feature to dramatize how people faced the topsy-turvy days and weeks after the 2010 earthquake.

Apr 11

Mobile company in Haiti brings back ex-CEO

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s biggest employer has brought back a former chief executive to run Digicel Group Ltd.

Apr 10

Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti

By Amelie Baron PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (Reuters) – Only cactus grows along the dirt road fringing arid fields on the way to the isolated village of Bas des Moustiques, on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Port-de-Paix in Haiti. A lack of rain in recent months has killed crops in Haiti’s poorest region, and left people struggling to survive. Julia Sodietra, 41, has lost hope as she fights a …

Apr 05

Treaty's tighter adoption rules kick in for Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Foreigners seeking to adopt a child from Haiti will now have better assurances the new family member wasn’t trafficked.

Apr 03

Haiti PM shakes up Cabinet for 3rd time in 2 years

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s prime minister used Twitter on Wednesday to announce he was replacing about half of the 22-member Cabinet, marking the third major government shake-up in less than two years.

Apr 02

Haiti: UN seeks efforts to tackle cholera

New York, Apr 2 : The United Nations official tasked with coordinating the response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti says the country is not receiving the international attention it deserves, and is calling on the donor community to scale up support to combat the disease.

Mar 31

Haiti Welcomes Vietnam PM In Effort To Strengthen Cooperation

PORT-AU-PRINCE (HAITI), March 31 (BERNAMA-NNN-HCNN) — Haiti’s president and chief of government welcomed Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung who was on a one-day official visit to the Caribbean country on Friday, as both nations move to strengthen cooperation ties in different areas.

Mar 30

Thousands march against gov't in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Several thousand people demonstrated in Haiti’s capital on Saturday to call for the resignation of President Michel Martelly.

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